Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 21 Jun. 1847 -26 Jun. 1847, London

Event

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Event Type

Minstrel Show

Event Details

Venue Type: Theatre
Location: London
County: London (city-county)
Type: Minstrel Show
Venue: St. James Theatre
Date: 21 June 1847-26 June 1847
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Tuesday Evening (June 22) <LI>Wednesday Morning (June 23) <LI>Thursday Evening (June 24) <LI>Saturday Evening (June 26) </UL> <ul class="notes"> <LI>advertised as “positively the last week but one” </UL> <p class='noteEntry'><strong>Part of a longer run <br> (December, 1846 – July, 1847) </strong></p>
Notes: 
Performers Listed:
  • Germon
  • Harrington
  • Pell
  • Stanwood
  • White
Other Event Info Available:
  • audience
  • benefit (June 10, 17, 24, July 1)
  • programme (general)
  • reception
  • ticket info
Other Troupe Info Available:
  • troupe calendar
  • troupe history
Available Info About Individuals:
  • Germon :
    • description/review

  • Harrington :
    • description/review

  • Pell:
    • description/review

  • Stanwood:
    • description/review

  • White:
    • description/review

Other Info Available:
  • other (mention of imitators)
  • other (description of souvenirs to be provided at benefit performances)

Note: All ‘Other Info’ Categories list information that can be found about each item in relation to this event and/or the writings surrounding it.

Bibliographic Sources

  • Bell’s Life in London June 13, 1847: 2:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Ethiopian Serenaders
    • Performers Listed: Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood and Germon
    • Days & Times: “every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evening, and a morning performance every Wednesday” (till the end of June)
    • Venue Name: St. James Theatre
    • Other:
      benefit (June 24 - Harrington),
      ticket info
  • Bell’s Life in London May 23, 1847: 2:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Ethiopian Serenaders
    • Performers Listed: Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood and Germon
    • Days & Times: “during the few remaining weeks […] every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday evening, and a Morning performance […] on Wednesday”
    • Venue Name: St. James’s Theatre
    • Other:
      benefit,
      description/review,
      performance time,
      ticket info
  • Observer (London) May 16, 1847: 1: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Evening”
    • “Morning Performance will take place every Wednesday”
    • “positively terminated at the end of the ensuing month of June”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience
    • benefit (June 24 - Harrington)
    • programme (general)
    • ticket info
    • other (description of souvenirs to be handed out, and name of their creator)
  • Observer (London) May 30, 1847: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “will positively terminate at the end of June”
    • “During the few remaining weeks of their engagement the performances will be continued every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Evening”
    • “a Morning Performance will take place every Wednesday”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • benefit (June 24 - Harrington)
    • ticket info
    • other (mention of souvenirs to be provided at benefit performances)
  • Observer (London) June 6, 1847: 1: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “will positively terminate at the end of June”
    • “During the few remaining weeks of their engagement the performances will be continued every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Evening”
    • “a Morning Performance will take place every Wednesday”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • benefit (June 24 - Harrington)
    • ticket info
  • Observer (London) June 20, 1847: 1: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “positively the last week but one”
    • “During the remainder of their engagement the performances will be continued on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Evenings”
    • “a Day Performance will take place Wednesday Morning Next, June 23”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • benefit (June 24 - Harrington)
    • ticket info